Prime Video

Amazon CEO calls for ‘acceptable terms’ from Chromecast, Apple TV

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos called for “acceptable business terms” for its Prime Video service if the company is to resume selling Chromecast or Apple TV devices. At the Code Conference in California, Bezos responded to a question about why the Amazon store stopped selling the rival devices to its own Amazon Fire TV line of […]

Amazon to ‘significantly increase’ originals spend

Amazon has announced plans to “significantly increase” spend on Amazon Originals content after reporting surging Q1 sales and profits. Speaking on the company’s first quarter earnings call, chief financial officer Brian Olsavsky said that Amazon Prime had experienced “very strong growth” in recent years and that its approach to making original premium content is proving […]

Amazon takes on Netflix with standalone Prime Video

Amazon is going head-to-head with Netflix by launching Prime Video as a standalone, pay-monthly service for the first time in the US. In details published to its US site, Amazon revealed that it will now offer Prime Video as a US$8.99 per month subscription video-on-demand offering, as well as included in its broader Amazon Prime package. […]